Origin of emotion
Related Words for emotionlessmatter-of-fact, impassive, deadpan, dispassionate, detached, unemotional, blank, chill, cold, cold-blooded, cool, distant, flat, frigid, glacial, heartless, icy, immovable, impersonal, indifferent
Examples from the Web for emotionless
Contemporary Examples of emotionless
Why We Love It: Arnold Schwarzenegger really makes you believe you are looking at an emotionless, stiff robot.Terminator, Wall-E & More of the Best Robots in Film (Video)
July 13, 2013
Historical Examples of emotionless
To all outward seeming, nerveless, emotionless, an abject creature.Within the Law
The thin carven features of the children were emotionless, waiting.Now We Are Three
Joe L. Hensley
His face was emotionless as he looked beyond the light into the bisected shell.Made in Tanganyika
Carl Richard Jacobi
"I know," she said, ever emotionless before so much emotion.
"And damned, I hope," she answered me in that same cold, emotionless voice.
Word Origin for emotion
1570s, "a (social) moving, stirring, agitation," from Middle French émotion (16c.), from Old French emouvoir "stir up" (12c.), from Latin emovere "move out, remove, agitate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + movere "to move" (see move (v.)). Sense of "strong feeling" is first recorded 1650s; extended to any feeling by 1808.